Total Time
3hrs 15mins
Prep 3 hrs
Cook 15 mins

I got this recipe from my best friend - they were her favorites growing up, and still are. These are posted in honor & loving memory of her mother.


  1. Cream shortening& sugars; add eggs& vanilla, beat well.
  2. Add dry ingredients, oats& nuts, mixing well.
  3. Form dough into 3 squared-off logs, wrap in aluminum foil& chill well (about 2 hours).
  4. When ready to bake, preheat oven to 350F.
  5. Cut dough into 1/4" slices, place about 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets& bake 15 minutes.
  6. Remove cookies to wire rack to cool completely.
  7. **NOTE:Prep time includes chill time!
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  9. Store cookies in an airtight container to keep crisp.